[chbot] milling/routing PCB's.
Thu, 12 Apr 2007 20:43:17 +1200
Yeah, if it's not too much trouble...
I've built a small junk-box cnc router as a learning tool on the way to
building a large one, and thought it'd be interesting to play with
The info I can find on the web refers to specific engraving tools to
use, but I've struck out trying to source them locally.
I got vaguely OK results with a hand ground tool, but because it was
made of high speed steel and not carbide, it only lasted about 1/4 of
the way through a very small PCB. (One 14 pin IC and a connector, test
On Thu, 2007-04-12 at 07:30 +1200, Michael Pearce wrote:
> I have had boards milled, and have seen one running.
> The mill bits they used were only readily available from the
> machine manufacturer.
> I can find out more if you want.
> On Wednesday 11 April 2007 21:12, Chris Hellyar wrote:
> > Anyone on the list currently, or has in the past played
> > around with milling their own PCB's?
> > Curious about tooling you might have used...
> > Oh, and 'gidday.. (Seeing as I don't post to lists much
> > these days. :)
> > Cheers, Me.
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